MANCHESTER MAN SENTENCED FOR CRACK DISTRIBUTION
CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE: United States Attorney John P. Kacavas announced that Eric Fullwood, of Manchester, New Hampshire, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in connection with his involvement in the distribution of crack cocaine in Manchester, New Hampshire. During a hearing before U.S. District Judge Joseph N. LaPlante, Fullwood was sentenced to a 92-month term of imprisonment, followed by a 3-year period of supervised release, for
Fullwood entered pleas of guilty to the charges in May, 2009. He admitted during the hearing that he sold crack cocaine to an undercover agent on two occasions in August, 2008.
U.S. Attorney Kacavas applauded the continuing efforts of law enforcement in the area of drug enforcement in Manchester, stating, “Law enforcement has a long history of investigating and seeking prosecution of complex drug networks in and around Manchester, yet they understand and recognize that street level dealers, such as Eric Fullwood, pose a real threat to the community if left unchecked. This case, and many more similar cases, demonstrates that law enforcement are dedicated to the investigation of drug trafficking on all levels, both large and small, in an effort to eradicate drugs from New Hampshire. This case also demonstrates that the street level distribution of small amounts of controlled substances results in the receipt of significant sentences.”
The prosecution was the result of an investigation by members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Gang Task Force, and the Special Investigations Unit of the Manchester, New Hampshire Police Department. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Terry L. Ollila.